Yingluck Shinawatra and her Brother Thaksin at the airpor,t before going back to Thailand.

Yingluck Shinawatra’s return has to be soon, but things can get complicated

In what has become one of Thailand’s most-scrutinised photos of late, ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra sat near a pool apparently reminiscing about something. How he was dressed, how soft medical aids were applied and how “healthy” or how “sick” he looked have been widely studied.

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What is left to discuss? It’s the fact that the water in the pool had no ripples. Don’t underestimate it, because if there are no big protests in the next few days and if the social media’s attention turns to something else, the political metaphor generated by that fact can be hugely significant.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World

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